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Carol Koester

April 28, 1936 March 24, 2019
Carol Koester
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Obituary for Carol Koester

Carol Koester, 82, of Brownstown, died at 1:15 p.m. Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Willowbrook Memory Care of Vandalia.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Liberty Christian Church, Brownstown with Jim Dann officiating. Burial will follow at Liberty Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 26th at Liberty Christian Church and for one hour prior to service time. Memorials may be made to Liberty Cemetery Fund or the donor’s choice. Gieseking Funeral Home, Brownstown is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

Carol Sue was born on Tuesday, April 28, 1936 in Fancher, rural Shelby County, Illinois to Leo Wayne and Mary (Morrison) Compton. She married Howard Dale Koester on April 16, 1961 at the First Christian Church, Cowden. She was a member of Liberty Christian Church. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband of over 57 years of marriage, Howard Koester, Brownstown; daughters, Paula (Sorin) Ignat, Richton Park, Karen (Scott) Torbeck, St. Peter, Amy (Timothy) Hoesli, Taylorville; brother, Richard (Regeana) Compton, Effingham; sisters, Barbara Beck and Shirley (Trent) Buchanan, all of Cowden; sisters-in-law, Joy Compton, McClean and Phyllis Compton, Charleston; five grandchildren; Timothy (Amanda) Torbeck, Travis (Amanda) Torbeck, Erika (fiancé, Brian Smith) Ignat, Cheyenne and Regan Hoesli; great grandson, Jase Torbeck.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Rodney and Gene Compton, sister, Nancy Compton and brother-in-law, Gary Beck.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

26

Mar

6:00 PM 3/26/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/26/2019 8:00:00 PM
Liberty Christian Church

1593 E 2300th Avenue
Brownstown, IL 62418

Liberty Christian Church
1593 E 2300th Avenue Brownstown 62418 IL
United States

Service

Wednesday

27

Mar

11:00 AM 3/27/2019 11:00:00 AM
Liberty Christian Church

1593 E 2300th Avenue
Brownstown, IL 62418

Liberty Christian Church
1593 E 2300th Avenue Brownstown 62418 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Liberty Cemetery Final Resting Place

1593 E 2300 Ave
Brownstown, IL 62411

1593 E 2300 Ave Brownstown 62411 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Donor's Choice

Liberty Cemetery

1593 E 2300 Ave,
Brownstown, IL 62418
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